Comrades Marathon

Results 2018: Comrades Marathon

11 Jun 2018 15:03
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Bongmusa Mthembu outpaced more then 16844 runners to win in 05:26:34, winning the race for the third time. Joseph Mphuthi secured second in this year’s race with a time of 05:35:09. Steven Way (05:35:27) made notched third place. In the women’s race, Ann Ashworth finished first in 06:10:04 , followed by Gerda Steyn who finished with a time of 06:15:34. Rounding

Mthembu defends Comrades Marathon title

Jun 10 2018
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Jun 07 2018
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From start to finish: Race Day at the Comrades

Jun 07 2018
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Muzhingi eyes Comrades marathon win

May 28 2018
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Six things to know about the 2018 Comrades Marathon

Aug 30 2017
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Results 2017: Comrades Marathon

05 Jun 2017 14:27
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Bongmusa Mthembu took top spot in 05:35:34. Hatiwande Nyamande secured second in this year’s race with a time of 05:38:48. Rounding out the top three was Gift Kelehe with a time of 05:41:48.

In the ladies race, it was Camille Herron (06:27:35) taking the top spot. She bested Alexandra Morozova who crossed the finish line 4 minutes 10 seconds behind her.

Results: Comrades Marathon

30 May 2016 11:14
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Once again, the Comrades Marathon was a great popular success. This year, the down run taking the runners from Pietermaritzburg to Durban after a hilly road course saw the victory of David Gatebe in 05:18:19. This is the new record for the course. Ludwick Mamabolo secured second in this year’s race with a time of 05:24:05. Finishing third was Bongmusa Mthembu

Double South African win to celebrate the 90th Comrades Marathon

02 Jun 2015 16:20
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This year the race started in Durban to finish in Pietermaritzburg. It was an up run. South African runners managed to win the race in the men’s and women’s division. It is the first time it happens in 23 years. Gift Kelehe finished the race after an 5:38:36 run. Winning Comrades seems to be a family business, since Gift Kelehe’s brother

Running Comrades for the 14th time

03 Jul 2014 12:20
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Leslie: How many comrades have you run? Niandi: This year was my 14th Comrades. Leslie: Which do you prefer, the up or down run? Niandi: I have a preference for the down run – I tend to be a better down-hill runner. Put it down to long legs maybe and the fact that I’m not mad about doing hill repeats in

Running Comrades for the first time

03 Jul 2014 12:10
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Niandi: So Leslie in a nutshell how did your first ultra and Comrades go? It went really well. It went better than I expected. I finished it in the time I wanted and I didn’t get any injuries and I didn’t suffer and I enjoyed myself. Of course there were moments when it was difficult but basically it’s a wonderful race

Presenting the Comrades Marathon

03 Jul 2014 12:00
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Niandi Carmont who has done several interviews for ahotu Marathon went back to South Africa last month to run Comrades Marathon for the 14th time. As she went with her friend Leslie who ran for the first time, we thought it would be interesting to confront their take on the race in a series of articles. The first article briefly presents

Elie Greenwood, First British woman to win the Comrades Marathon

02 Jun 2014 04:05
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Women Race After 8 years of Russian domination on the Women’s race, Ultra marathon Champion Elie Greenwood managed to win the Comrades marathon after a stunning finish in 6:18:15. Last year’s winner Elena Nurgalieva came second. Her twin sister Oleysa was third. Zola Budd, the South African Olympic champion, famous for her barefoot running, crossed the finish line in seventh place.